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: two massive underground tunnels, called simply tunnel 1 and tunnel 2, provide most of the city's water supply. they run hundreds of feet below manhattan, far deeper than the subways. built at the beginning of the 20th century, they are concrete-lined and bored through solid rock. they could last centuries. but the mechanical equipment within them will not. engineers in the 1950s discovered rust on the tunnel's valves. there were concerns that if they closed the valves for tunnel inspections, they may never open again, leaving new york city without water. so they chose to keep them open. as a result, there has not been significant inspection, maintenance, or repair of the tunnels in decades. no one knows their current condition. hurwitz: currently, city tunnel 1 and city tunnel number 2 would be feeding each half of the city. so you'd lose half the city if you didn't have a replacement. narrator: without half of its water supply, the city would shut down. for nearly 40 years, new york has been in the process of constructing a solution. man: this project is water tunnel number 3. we star
's the weekly events. check us out on@@to the fifth awards here at san francisco city hall. thank you all so much for joining us here tonight. it is an honor to be here. my name is daniel homsby and i am the program manager for the neighborhood department networks. an honor to see you here. many of the same faces for the fifth year for the men awards. let's give you an a plays for coming back. (applause) >> and celebrating one of the most important things we have in san francisco, which is our neighborhoods. without further ado, i'd like to start the program off by introducing my colleague, christina palone, the new director for the mayor's office for neighborhoods. christina palone. (applause) >> good evening, everyone. i'm happy to be a part of such a great ebit that celebrates the contributions made by residents and organizations throughout the city to make san francisco one of the greatest places to live. the mayor's office of neighborhood services also known as mons focuses on neighborhood outreach and engagement. it is an honor to be here with community leaders who are dedicated to the
body. we're not a policy-making body. the city attorney of the berkeley and state- the city of berkeley fought having a bridge line for their disability council and were successful with the state. they said that having a bridge line for council members to vote is a violation of the brown act and that to have a bridge line you have to declare the individual council member's home a meeting place. that anybody from the public could go there as well, which was goofy, but that is the law. but in any case, we have that. other public bodies don't and they don't have to. >> so they are not obligated to have these phones? >> that is correct. they are not obligated to have those phones that. is an extra benefit you are getting from your mayor's office on disability. >> thank you for answering that for me. >> sure. anyone else on the bridge line? >> no. okay. before we move on, i want to encourage those who have joined us since the beginning of the meeting to fill out a card, if they miss to speak at the public hearing coming up. you can find cards at the front of the room here.
, every time i go back, the city really looks like it's recovering, this is a huge black eye, the world is watching, all of a sudden in the middle of the biggest game of the year, the biggest sporting game of the year, the power goes out and the momentum of the game changes. this is not good for the city. i love the city. i'm just being honest, mark? >> no. and we've had an incredible week here. it has been one incredible week this city has been looking forward to since the recovery from carekatrina. they wanted the people to come back, it's been a festive atmosphere throughout. you have to wonder, where will this go. the aging infrastructure of this facility itself, it's been through massive renovations since katrina, we damaged it, remember the rooftop damage we saw here. a lot of renovation in the stadium, and now the questions will be asked, not necessarily about the city but the facility isself. and we're waiting to here, like everybody else why this happened. why during the second half of the biggest game of the year, why did the lights go out here at the superdome. >> mark, stand
to the city that never stopped believing in me and living in this team? we get to take the trophy back to baltimore as world champions. >> atrophy that has arrived in baltimore. some of the pictures of ray lewis with the vince lombardi trophy. the pictures are spectacular. downtown as the team returns from new orleans, we go down to barry simms. >> we have the scaffolding set and the platforms all set. it seems the city is prepared and ready to have a parade. to welcome the ravens home. >> i will be in the parade tomorrow. >> decked out from head to toe, this ban is well-prepared to welcome home the super bowl champions. >> we love you. purple pride. be here tomorrow. there is great to be a kick off. >> the parade kicks off with a short ceremony at 10:45 a.m. at city hall in downtown baltimore. workers are erecting scaffolding to hold the sound system of cameras and they're putting up fencing to help with crowd control. >> we're excited. when you're watching and anticipating the win and they did, all the hard work we have been doing behind the scenes. we're excited about it. >> the par
on the streets of charm city as the ravens tame home the vince lombardi trophy and wince super bowl xlvii. think won't 34-31 in the big easy last night. >> they'll be back any minute. a live picture as we try to get an eye. that could be the plane right there. there will be a big victory parade tomorrow. >> and chris gordon has more on just how the fans are celebrating there. chris? >> reporter: the fans are being invited. it will begin after the parade, which starts at city hall. >> at baltimore city hall, they're putting upound towers and risers as they prepared to celebrate the ravens. city employees are showing their -- >> my purple coat, my purple purse is ravens. >> if i had known that, i wife mare black pants on today. >> they're having a parade. the public is invited, and it's all free. >> it's a good message for our -- no matter what you're going through, keep working hard and something good will come your way. >> at baltimore's inner harbor, destiny, people are wearing purple with pride. they say the ravens' super bowl championship has lifted the city's spirits. >> it's positive. when
for baltimore, good for the city. a nice win for the city. i like how he did it. >> there was no doubt in my mind. even at the end. >> even when they came back? >> it did not matter. i knew they were going to pull it out. >> we're live here with z burger, giving folks a free burger. how many did you get -- give out about? >> we did $5,000 worth which is 1250 workers. we're expecting to do maybe $8,000 and i would say close to 2000 tonight. >> looks like it is busy. the gatt this land back here. this is a guy that is giving you a free burger. the tariff for him. thank you. i have one earlier and they are really good. you've got until 7:00 p.m. tonight to get your free burger. appreciate it. back to you. how're you doing? >> out of those thousands of burgers, how many did you save me? i want at least two. make sure you take care of that. we have to talk about the harbowl. after some reflection he talked about that today. we will share that in half an hour. >> thank you. back to baltimore. we have a live picture right now. that is the one carrying your world champion. just arriving from new orl
this is really prohibitive and we need to figure out as a city how to address the share of cost issue. because it has a huge impact on the quality of life for a lot of people. the other thing that i would like to speak to for just a minute -- this originates in sacramento, but the fact that the medical budget cuts meant that people no longer get dental care, incontinence supplies is not paid for. this is creating a horrible situation for a lot of people that cannot afford dental care. there is very few avenue to get anything done besides getting a tooth pulled on an emergency basis. so those are quality of life issues. the last thing i would like to speak to is just asking us to address the question of who gets left out of the information loop? i was struck by some of the recent community meetings that were sponsored around the changes that were talked about megan elliot. at both senior sites we had probably 300 people who came to hear about that. and then i'm thinking well who got left out of that and who maybe didn't hear about that? because there is an existing network of
that we recently decided to keep wanting to volunteering and do it. we established a scholarship at city college for the horticultural department. and we have just gone gangbusters. we get good press and we get to see everybody's neighbor -- all our neighbors' gardens. because of the way san francisco s you get to be veuyer because usually you have to go through their garage or their house to see the gardens. and ruth gets known through the neighborhood because she's constantly peeking over fences and leaving fliers in people's mailboxes saying, do you want to be on the garden tour, and all this sort of thing. but anyway, so, we've -- just to show you how much the neighborhood has gotten to know each other, all the people in the portola, wave your hand. [cheering and applauding] >> and this is only a small representation. and six years ago i would say maybe a dozen of us knew each other, and now we know hundreds of people in our neighborhood. and we've become so desirable from a real estate standpoint, we have multiple offers on houses and they all go for over asking. (applause) >> so, i
they held tight and charm city is a champion. joe flacco found boldin in the back of the end zone and he was throwing the ball all over the yard. after a 49ers fumble james coughing it up and flacco finds one one of his favorite targets. again blacko to jones and into the end -- flacco and jones and into the end zone. and you think it could happen. they are on the run and jones is on the run. 108 yards. at this point it's 28 to 6 and the route is on. and the lights go out in the super dome breathing new life into the 49ers and collin kaepernick. 17 unanswered points by san francisco. and we have a game coming down to a goal line stand right there. 4th and 5. overthrowing crabtree and baltimore has won its second superbowl title and who would you rather hear from than the original raven ray lewis. >> no mater what we went through we found a way to keep fighting and that's why we are world champions. so my ride personally, how else do you say thank you how else do you say thank you to your teammates and to the city that never stopped believe in me and the team because now we take the troph
are bringing -- city. the ravens are bringing home the lombardi trophy. thanks for being with us. i am charley crowson. >> i am megan pringle. it's a tough monday because most of you are probably tired of watching the game and a little stressed. lenda so said she watched underneath a blanket and lynette it was not because she was cold. >> i was fine during the first and second and oh, yeah and then the third that was so bad. but we won so that's all that matters. so didn't matter that we had snow yesterday. that's gone but we will see more snow going later into afternoon and evening. looking at maryland's most powerful radar and we scan the skies and not a whole not see but there's lot to feel because ellicott city the temperature is at 21 right now. we have the winds out of the northwest at 5 miles an hour. we have a wind chill. we are feeling like we are in the teens this morning. pylesville's temperature is at 20 with wind out of the northwest at 7 miles an hour. 25 in baltimore with the winds out of the northwest at 6 miles an hour. very dry air in place once again. and this is what we can
three cities. an egyptian man who appears in a video being beaten by police has security forces -- says security forces made him change his story. he is shown being stripped and bundled into of them in cairo. on sunday he appeared on egyptian television saying protesters attacked him, but now he says it is the police. more from cairo. >> this story has gripped the country for the past two days, and much of it was happening live on television. it was friday when this man who was beaten up and humiliated, drive naked under the eyes of the egyptians or saturday when he appeared again saying this was the protesters who had beaten him up or again today when he appeared saying it was the police who beat him up. it caused a huge embarrassment for the government. they are saying, here is approved in the pudding. this is why we will keep the pressure from the streets. the government has been very quiet. we only heard from the interior ministry spokesman who did say he did apologize. he did take responsibility, and we did say there would be an investigation carried out. >> the least 15 people are
that this is an unfortunate situation and it should not take away from what has been a superb week for new orleans, the city that was mostly once under water, now hosting the biggest sporting event of the year, talked to a lot of fans last night after that delay and they said this does not affect how they feel about super bowl week, they had a great experience, and this was just an unfortunate incident. roger goodell saying this does not affect the nfl looking at having new orleans host another super bowl and i know the city is aiming towards 2018 to do that to coincide with the 300 year anniversary of the city. >> there is a whole other story line today percolating, joe carter, about how cbs dropped the ball according to this one. sports columnist on the new york daily news, we'll talk about that later in the hour with several voices we're bringing on whether or not they failed to report what was happening as they awaited on the sidelines. joe carter for me in new orleans. thank you. i want to play some sound. this is commissioner roger goodell. this is what he is saying here about this blackout. >> there
city. within hours, police identified her as sierra, a 33-year-old mother of two, a native of staten island, new york. sierra had been missing more than a week, after disappearing during what was supposed to be her first foreign vacation. turkish police suspect she's been murdered. >> it has been determined she was killed with a blow to the head. for us to give concrete details of the case, we need more time to investigate. it's not right to say anything about the ongoing interrogation of the detained people. she was a tourist traveling alone. >> these are the last known images of sierra, security cameras caught her on the night of january 20th, walking alone inside a shopping mall. sierra flew from new york to turkey on january 7th solo, because a friend cancelled coming along at the last minute. she was an amateur photographer who shared her photos of istanbul's mosques and skyline with friends she met on instagram. sierra is believed to have met some of these instagram acquaintances during her stay in turkey and during a short side trip to amsterdam. sierra's husband steven sounde
hometown. chicago. and address the growing gun violence gripping that city. trace gallagher has that part of our story. is he live in los angeles. hey, trace. >> and shannon if you look at the numbers in chicago you can see why the red alert is flashing in that city. look at this. last year there were 506 murders in the city of chicago. that's a 16% increase, a significant increase. take a rook just this year 42 homicides already on the exact same pace as last year. there have been seven murders in chicago in just the past five days. the mayor there rahm immanuel is now flooding the streets with police, taking cops who normally do administrative work and putting them in patrol cars. now, what really brought this to a head is the murder last week of 15-year-old pendleton, an honors student. she performed at events surrounding the inauguration. gunned down in a park near her school. police believe it was a case of mistaken identity. the reverend jesse jackson led a march this weekend to the park where she was shot and killed. jackson is now calling on president obama to step in and help his
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